Mental Canvas for Training and Development: Creating Engaging, Interactive Presentations (Paperback)

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Mental Canvas for Training and Development: Creating Engaging, Interactive Presentations (Paperback)


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​Take advantage of layering and other digital techniques to create stunning, interactive compositions suitable for delivering instructional content and presentations on your iOS or Android device. This book shows you how to move from traditional paper and pen drawing to 3D content that can be interacted with by the viewer.

Designed to be used on tablets, the Mental Canvas app is a reimagining of presentation software in the digital age that uses patented technology developed by a research team at Yale University. Whether producing concept drawings, storyboards, tutorials, sales presentations, or other forms of interactive media, you'll learn the skills to transform boring presentations into something exciting and new

You'll create stunning panoramic views; allow viewers to move through your artwork with multiple scenes; publish to the web for viewing on any smart phone, tablet, or computer; import image files; and export animated fly-throughs as .mp4 files. Mental Canvas can be used by individual creatives or as part of a collaborative design team sharing files between multiple devices giving global instructional design firms an edge over their competition.
Provide fun, interactive, and engaging presentations and throw out those boring click-through, static presentations of the past. Business Dashboards, Organizational About Us pages, Sales presentations - virtually whatever the organization's creatives can think up you'll learn to develop in Mental Canvas

What You'll Learn

  • Use layering to create stunning 3D effects in an otherwise static 2D image
  • Import and adapt existing images into your dynamic presentation
  • Create .mp4 fly-throughs that bring websites and presentations to life with video

Who This Book Is For

Any creative who wishes to build engaging and interactive presentations with their iOS or Android device.

Recent retired from Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, where he designed, developed and delivered workshops for competency-based career succession, as well as, competency-based development maps, Dr. Michael Commini built and refined his experience in training and development while serving in the US Air Force. After leaving the Air Force, he co-founded TechNET Software TeKnowledgies(R) (TST), an educational software development company. Among TST's clients were the Texas Naval JrROTC, The Saenger Organization, UPS(R), and Lanier Worldwide(R). In addition to his work with TST, Dr. Commini served in the 1990s as a college professor teaching electronics, mathematics, computer networking and data communications for ITT Technical Institute. He was also privileged to have worked at US Joint Forces Command, Joint Warfighting Center, Joint Knowledge Development Distribution Capability, where he was the lead knowledge management analyst and project manager for one of the world's largest and most diverse instructional design teams prior to moving to Saudi Arabia. He now resides in the Dominican Republic with his dog, Diamond, where he meets people from all walks of life and smokes good cigars.
Product Details ISBN: 9781484287736
ISBN-10: 1484287738
Publisher: Apress
Publication Date: October 27th, 2023
Pages: 365
Language: English